Campari is a contemporary and charismatic Italian apéritif. Its vibrant red color and uniquely bitter taste form the heart of time-honored cocktails like the Negroni, Italian Gentleman, Garibaldi, Italian Job, and Italian Sunrise. In short, it is a worldwide icon of Milanese style and excellence.
The brilliantly red-colored spirit is a timeless classic made of a proprietary blend of herbs and spices, renowned for its strong bittersweet flavor, with notes of orange peel, cherry, clove, and cinnamon. It’s one of the most compelling liqueurs used in modern drinks, and a staple in just about every drinks cabinet around the globe.
How to Plan a Bachelor Party (Tips & Checklist)
Bachelor party planning can seem like a daunting job. As the best man, you’re tasked with the success of this (hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime event. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be an unpleasant or stressful event. Much like eating an elephant, the best approach is to do it one bite at a time. […]
16 Creative Cocktail Garnish Ideas for Your Next Cocktail Night
If you’re savvy on social media, you’ll be aware of the crazy and creative cocktail garnish trend that’s red-hot right now. Get involved and show off your cocktail skills with our guide to unique garnishes for cocktails. Let the cocktail renaissance begin! 1. Skewers and cocktail picks Skewers and cocktail picks are a must-have home […]
Drink Like an Italian: 8 Campari Cocktails to Try
Let’s get things straight – what is Campari, anyway? You can’t miss a bottle of Campari on the shelf. The crimson-red Italian aperitif stands out boldly and is easy to spot. It’s a bitter and fruity aperitif with strong citrus and botanical notes. Rumored to having no less than 80 ingredients, the secret is closely […]
Culture Trip: 6 of the World’s Best Cocktail Bars
Every cocktail has a story, one that usually involves a brilliant inventor and an equally brilliant place. We’re taking you on a whirlwind tour of some of the best cocktail bars in the world and introducing you to some legends who created some of the most iconic cocktails. When it comes to what cocktails to […]
The Unexpected Summer Trend: Low ABV Cocktails
Cocktails are a bit like our wardrobe: we like adapting them according to the seasons and latest trends. And the summer trend that’s getting a lot of attention from cocktail drinkers are low alcohol cocktails. But what does low ABV mean and why should you care? Read on to find out more. What does low […]
Smokin’ Hot on TikTok: How to Smoke Cocktails
It may seem gimmicky and remind you of chemistry class, but smoking cocktails has become ultra-trendy lately, with TikTok alight with captivating displays of smoke billowing over Old Fashioned or Bourbon cocktails. The craze started back in the early 2000s, when a creative New York City bartender made a bourbon and Coca-Cola mix that he […]
What is ABV Anyway?
Yeah. We know. ABV. Yawn. Sounds sciency and boring. Like, who cares, right? Turns out we do, and after reading this, you probably will too. Why? Because we all like making informed decisions—and the smallest details matter. Things like whether the chicken you’re having for dinner is organic. If there is any lactose in your […]
11 Zesty Orange Juice Cocktails For Every Occasion and Season
If you’re one who loves drinks made with orange juice, then we’ve got fantastic news for you. Our eleven orange juice cocktails are real crowd pleasers, and great for enjoying all year round. 1. Mimosa A Mimosa is a perfect beginner’s cocktail as it is impossible to get wrong. Enjoy this refreshing drink at brunch […]
The Best 14 Aperitif Cocktails for Any Occasion
Are you ready for aperitif hour? This pre-dinner ritual is now popular worldwide, featuring aperitif drinks which are usually low in alcohol and dry, to stimulate the appetite and stoke your taste buds. So, to inspire the pre- dinner line-up at your next get-together check out our best aperitif cocktails to savor in every season. […]
12 of The Best Cocktails for Beginners
If you are new to entertaining but still keen to make a splash, our list of the best cocktails for beginners is a great place to start. We’ve rounded up some seriously delicious, good-looking drinks that leave a lasting impression while being deceptively simple to make. In short – everything you need to pour like […]
What is an Aperitif and When is it Served?
By definition, an aperitif is an alcoholic drink that is served before a meal to stimulate your appetite. But, throughout Italy, the real aperitif meaning is so much more significant than that. Coined as the “aperitivo moment” and often accompanied by a golden glowy sunset, this pre-dinner ritual has captured the hearts and minds (and […]